Proxy port allocation failure
aland at deployingradius.com
Wed Oct 14 16:45:39 CEST 2009
Pavel Levshin wrote:
> When proxying some traffic, and when home server becomes unresponsive,
> after some time within timeout, freeradius fails to allocate new proxy
> socket with this message:
> Error: Failed binding to proxy address * port 5815: Address already in use
OK. That's a definite bug.
> Note that the base proxy address is 5814 in my case. Some requests gone
> through port 5815 before server had started complaining.
> Dump shows that total of 512 unresponded requests were sent, then the
> error occured.
> Attached is my patch for this problem. It corrects two separate
> mistakes, which in summary caused undesired behaviour.
This is already fixed in the git "stable" branch, as the relevant code
no longer exists. It simply opens random proxy ports now.
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